Gauguin (Gauguin – Voyage de Tahiti)

Gauguin (Gauguin - Voyage de Tahiti) France (2017) Dir. Edouard Deluc Paul Gauguin is a polarising figure in the history of art - retrospectively revered for his paintings and developing the style of Synthetism but loathed for his immoral lifestyle. As the original French title of this film suggests, the stage of his life being … Continue reading Gauguin (Gauguin – Voyage de Tahiti)

Lust For Life

Lust For Life US (1956) Dir. Vincente Minnelli This buzz surrounding this Hollywood biopic of the great Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh was the performance of leading man Kirk Douglas that many felt would bag him the Oscar that had hitherto eluded him. Ironically, it was his co-star Anthony Quinn who walked away with a … Continue reading Lust For Life